Decentralized Arts Funding (DAF)
Decentralized Arts Funding (DAF) Grants are available to organizations in the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge’s 11-parish service region: Ascension, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, St. Helena, Tangipahoa, Washington, West Baton Rouge, and West Feliciana. DAF grants are supported by the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.
* All grant applications must be submitted online via the MGO online application system
For more information about guidelines and eligibility, contact Monica Pearce, Director of Grants Management & Special Projects at firstname.lastname@example.org or 225-344-8558 x 228.
SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION
The deadline for FY2019 DAF Grant Applications has passed. Please check back for FY2020 dates and workshops in early 2019.
DAF Grant Workshop May 29, 2018
Applicants must create a MyGovernmentOnline customer portal account in order to access the grant application. For technical assistance, please call the MGO technical support line at 1-866-957-3764, option 1 for assistance. The MyGovernmentOnline agents are available to assist with any software related questions.
For organizations applying for DAF grants within the Arts Council's 11-parish service region, please see below for the FY19 maximum request amounts per parish:
East Baton Rouge: $7,500
East Feliciana: $1,213
Pointe Coupee: $1,364
St. Helena: $1,000
West Baton Rouge: $1,423
West Feliciana: $1,200
NOTE: DAF Guidelines are posted prior to the Legislative Session; the parish allocations below are based upon FY18 numbers and are likely to change based upon the Legislature’s FY19 budget recommendations. Any change will be taken into account during the Panel deliberations; applicants will not need to submit new forms